Seriously…What’s All That Racket!?

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Let’s face it, tennis is not considered a major sport in American culture, ESPN.com doesn’t even list it in their sports tab bar. It’s kept hidden under “more sports” if you are frantically googling in an attempt to find it. Tennis really only gains attention if names like McEnroe, Agassi, Sampras, Williams, Nadal and Federer are attached, and even then …

What Were the Refs Looking at: An Official’s Perspective

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“No matter what call we make during a game, somebody is going to hate it and somebody is going to love it. We’re never going to please everybody whether we are right or wrong. The officials don’t have a home field advantage, it’s always a road game for us, and nobody is ever very happy to see us come.” “The …

What Were the Refs Looking at: The Worst Calls in Oregon History

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Referees have a tough job, we all know this. They also are the ultimate scapegoat, disliked by all for their stubborn impartiality in an emotional game and apparent lack of proper vision or understanding of the rules…or so we often claim as fans out of frustration when things don’t go our way. Usually they are the silent overseers properly calling …

FishDuck Weekly Video Log — Episode No. 31

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Every week Kurt Liedtke (better known as Keeerrrttt1), co-owner of FishDuck.com, creates video blogs (vlogs) to update all you fine folk on all things FishDuck, a free-form discussion of current events about Oregon Ducks sports and all that’s new with FishDuck.com, with the occasional off-topics or rants.  It’s a little off-the-cuff, perhaps slightly pretentious, somewhat rambling, and hopefully entertaining…so kick …

Hold-Off, Duck Haters — the Verdict is Still Out

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The tweets from the opposing fan camps flew immediately Friday afternoon in the minutes and hours after Oregon released the NCAA’s “proposed findings of violations” over the football program’s recruiting methods. This from Bucknuts.com columnist Matt Baxendell: “#NCAA findings are out & #Oregon is screwed. I cannot see Chip Kelly coaching another game now that it’s official. Said it since …

Oregon Football: The Duck Seniors

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This time of year, it is typical for a flood of media coverage focusing on the football new comers and recruiting. The freshman, the transfers, the redshirting players, and even the early commits for next recruiting cycle. Reviewing and comparing the measurables like physical size, 40 yard dash times, high school stats and youtube highlight videos, can be a great way to immerse yourself with football during …

FishDuck Recruiting Special: Pac-12 Talent — No. 9 – 7

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The following is the No. 9 – 7 countdown of Pac-12 schools, part of Chris Charbonnier‘s ongoing special report for FishDuck.com.   The introduction of this series is located here: http://fishduck.com/2012/02/fishduck-recruiting-special-pac-12-talent-introduction/ The countdown of No. 12 – 10 is located here: http://fishduck.com/2012/02/fishduck-recruiting-special-pac-12-talent-12-10/   In case you missed the introduction, you can find it here. It will give you some good …

O TIME (The Making Of A Duck Anthem)

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                                                          Duck Fans, Last year an Artist in Portland named XILE & a vlogger named Jared Sawyer set out on a mission to make an Oregon Duck Anthem.  Armed with just a $125 Flip Cam & a dream they managed to make a video featuring Oregon Duck Legends such as Dennis Dixon, Jonathan Stewart, Walter Thurmond III, Ed Dickson, Jordan …

The FishDuck One-On-One: Jerod Young (2-23-2012)

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Each week FishDuck.com’s Kurt Liedtke will be speaking with current/former student athletes, other FishDuck contributors, and outside experts in a one-on-one conversation, the FishDuck.com weekly video podcast. This week Kurt was joined by fellow FishDuck.com contributor Jerod Young for a conversation about all non-football sports: basketball, baseball, track, acrobatics & tumbling, and other spring sports. [tubepress video=”6SM2bz9QYZ4″ embeddedWidth=’534′ embeddedHeight=’314′ title=”false” …

Recruiting Update: The Nation’s No. 1 Recruit and “How the !@#$ do ya’ll feel!?”

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Football Recruiting: If anyone omits speed from a brief description of Oregon Football, that person needs to head to the nearest media outlet for a checkup. As far as formalities go, if someone already hasn’t beaten me to it, let’s just forgo any type of waiting and call our beloved University of Oregon, Speed-U. There’s no denying the obvious; Duck …